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Madera Co. industrial vacancies still flat in Q2

Industrial property was still hard to come by in Madera County during the second quarter but there are still buildings up for grabs and new construction on the way for incoming businesses.

Marjaree Mason Center awards ceremony set

Marjaree Mason Center Inc., Fresno County’s provider of domestic violence shelter and support services, announced today that the ten women and one business honorees have been selected for the 31st annual Top Ten Professional Women and Top Business Awards from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Fresno Convention Center, New Exhibit Hall.

Money allocated for fighting fires to run out 

(AP) — The U.S. Forest Service will soon have to scale back some projects designed to help prevent wildfires so that it can meet the expenses of fighting this summer's round of fires.

Obamacare rule puts 700 Visalia jobs at risk

Cigna may close its Visalia call center if it can't get a waiver for rules under the Affordable Care Act.Visalia city officials traveled to Washington last week to urge lawmakers to support special legislation that could save about 700 jobs at the Visalia Cigna call center.

Fresno biz crawl to highlight locals

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is scheduled to take part in a "small business crawl" Friday to highlight ways that Tower District business are using the Internet to grow.

Five carriers vying for Visalia’s municipal airport

The federal Department of Transportation announced recently that Merced’s city-owned airport would lose its flight subsidy under the Essential Air Service program this fall after falling short on the threshold of serving at least 10 passengers per day.

New Dollar General to open in Fresno

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new Fresno location at 6459 N. Blackstone Ave. in Fresno at 8 a.m. on Saturday with prizes and special deals.

Progress made in Pierce's Disease fight

The battle continues, but state ag officials and grape growers have managed to control glassy-winged sharpshooters and prevent spread of Pierce’s Disease, which can wipe out vineyards on a massive basis.

CoreLogic: Year-over-year home prices still rising

CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its June CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) report showing that in Fresno and nationally, home prices continue to rise year over year.

Fresno research and medical groups merge

California Cancer Associates for Research and Excellence (cCARE) and Hematology Oncology Medical Group (HOMG), have merged their medical practices, effective August 1.